Iowa Golf Association & IGA Foundation

1605 N. Ankeny Blvd, suite 210
Ankeny, IA 50023

ph: (515) 207-1062 or (888) 388-4442
[email protected]

MISSION STATEMENT

The Iowa Golf Association is the governing body for golf in the state of Iowa and exists as a non-profit organization that works to preserve, protect and promote the best interests and spirit of the game. As “caretakers” of the game we work to preserve the rich history of golf in our state and to provide numerous services that benefit all that play the game in Iowa.

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Meet our staff

Chad Pitts
Chad Pitts
CEO / Executive Director

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Katelynn Hogenson
Katelynn Hogenson
Chief Operating Officer

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Clint Brown
Clint Brown
Director of Communications & Marketing

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Nate McCoy
Nate McCoy
Director of Handicapping & Course Rating

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Ben Larson
Ben Larson
Director of Competitions

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Gavin Matthias
Gavin Matthias
P.J. Boatwright Intern - Beginning May 14

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Annika Patton
Annika Patton
P.J. Boatwright Intern - Beginning May 12

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Justin Farrell
Justin Farrell
P.J. Boatwright Intern - Beginning May 12

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IGA Board of Directors

Bill Eby (President)
Bill Eby (President)
Davenport CC
Steve Jermier (Vice President)
Steve Jermier (Vice President)
Echo Valley CC
Mike Purcell (Secretary)
Mike Purcell (Secretary)
Veenker Memorial GC
Leighann LaRocca (Treasurer)
Leighann LaRocca (Treasurer)
Des Moines Golf & CC
Jon Brown
Jon Brown
Hillcrest CC
Andy Burton
Andy Burton
Tournament Club of Iowa
Matt Arenholz
Matt Arenholz
Elmcrest CC
Cary Cochran
Cary Cochran
Bent Tree GC
Vaughn Halyard
Vaughn Halyard
Cedar Rapids CC
Michelle Klein
Michelle Klein
Waterloo Women's Golf Association
Randy Larson
Randy Larson
Finkbine GC
Tom Schill
Tom Schill
Fort Dodge CC
Tom Newbanks
Tom Newbanks
Indian Creek CC
Mike Pape (Past President)
Mike Pape (Past President)
Whispering Creek GC
Al Pottebaum
Al Pottebaum
LeMars Willow Creek GC
Brenda Samuelson
Brenda Samuelson
Clarinda CC
Bill Tank
Bill Tank
Crow Valley GC

Iowa Golf Association COMMITTEES

RULES & COMPETITIONS

Mike Purcell, Chair
Tom Christensen
Jon Brown
Dennis Bull
Andy Burton
Cary Cochran
Gene Elliott
Todd Hingtgen
Tom Newbanks
Mike Pape
Ron Peterson
Tom Schill

COMMUNICATIONS

Tom Newbanks, Chair
Molly Altorfer
Matthew Arenholz
Rick Brown
Mark Gambaiana
Vaughn Halyard
Michelle Klein
Al Pottebaum
Levi Slings
Jeff Wendel

WOMEN’S RULES & COMPETITIONS

Julie Buerman, Chair
Kathy Fortune
Christi Imsland
Nicol Jones
Michelle Klein
Rose Kubesheski
Leighann LaRocca
Mikayla Olson
Brenda Samuelson

HANDICAPPING

Bill Eby, Chair
Matthew Arenholz
Jamie Blackburn
Tom Christensen
Patty Iogha
Al Pottebaum
Denny Samuelson
Tom Schill
Bill Tank

HERMAN SANI SCHOLARSHIP

Steve Jermier, Chair
Andy Burton
Ted Coppock
Trina Dirks
Katelynn Hogenson
Neil Johnson
Michelle Klein
John Mark Lemon
John Matovina
Ron Peterson
Tim Taylor

ANN GRIFFEL SCHOLARSHIP

Leighann LaRocca, Chair
Julie Buerman
Sheila Burton
Laurie Graham
Christi Imsland
Michelle Klein
Marianne Michel
Brenda Samuelson
Jan Sewright
Leanne Smith

HALL OF FAME

Jon Brown, Chair

Nominating
Tom Christensen
Leighann LaRocca
Al Nelson
Robb Pomerantz
Ron Van Buskirk
Jeff Wendel

Voting
John Ausen
Rick Brown
Gene Elliott
Mike McCoy
Bob Moreland
Ken Schall
Dave Sergeant
Jeff Smith
Doug Snook

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